The Bureau of Land Management is deciding what to do with dozens of oil and gas leases, including some on the Thompson Divide. The agency finished a series of public meetings this week to find out what residents want.
Garfield County Commissioners are considering whether to allow a permits for a drilling proposal in Battlement Mesa. Commissioners have gotten hours of public testimony this week, and are taking another look on Thursday.
After years of planning, work begins next month on the the new Grand Avenue Bridge project. The first few months will be more low-key and need fewer workers, doing things like prepping areas underneath and near the ends of the bridge, as well as pouring the foundations for its pillars.
There’s several development proposals for the El Jebel area, and a citizen board is getting ready to consider a residential subdivision. A group of developers wants to build up to 110 homes and duplexes on Eagle County land.
Schools across Colorado are getting results from a new statewide test designed to look at how well students read, write, and solve math problems. We have a quick look results for the Roaring Fork School District.
Carbondale recently welcomed a high ranking Buddhist leader, for a retreat on how people think about the world and how to change that. Boston-based Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi Rinpoche works with MIT as leader of the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values.
Four males are suspected of carrying out-- or helping with-- Monday’s armed robbery at a Carbondale marijuana dispensary. On Tuesday, a judge doubled bond for two of men to $200,000 each. One is recently from Brooklyn, New York, and the other from Palm Springs, California.
Three men and a juvenile are facing multiple felony charges after holding up a Carbondale marijuana store yesterday. The charges are felonies for aggravated robbery of a controlled substance and complacency to commit aggravated robbery of a controlled substance. There’s also a class one misdemeanor of false imprisonment.
As Garfield County Commissioners take up a Battlement Mesa drilling proposal, there’s a glitch in the area’s history of oil and gas agreements. Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher takes a look at why an important one went missing for nearly a decade.
Basalt officials are looking at what kind of park to have on the Pan and Fork property, and how much it could cost. The developer interested in building on the parcel supports the approach, but says he needs a key detail ironed out.
CDOT hopes to get a bigger turnout for its next meeting with movers and shakers in Glenwood Springs. It’s part of preparations for Grand Avenue Bridge construction in January, and the idea is for CDOT managers to stay in close contact with business owners, civic groups and other leaders.
Trapping cats has been going on for years in Garfield County, and the methods include canned fish and humane cages. Those efforts will continue in Carbondale under the town’s new cat ordinance, and participants say their trapping won’t be used against so-called nuisance cats.
As Battlement Mesa residents prepare for more review of a possible drilling proposal within their unincorporated town, some are worried they’re stuck in a situation they didn’t know to avoid-- and don’t know a way out of.
Like other towns and counties up and down the Roaring Fork Valley, the town of Basalt is hammering out its budget for next year. But first it’s also trying to shore up its 2015 funds. This year’s budget was supposed to be about $7 million. Now Town Council is considering adding more than $2.2 million more dollars to pay for unanticipated expenses.